PRESS RELEASE: PRESS CALL TODAY 11:00AM ET: SEN. BEN CARDIN, NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATES DISCUSS URGENT NEED FOR MORE COVID RELIEF, UNVEIL NEW SURVEY OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
February 23, 2021

Contact:
Maddy McDaniel, Communications Director

[email protected] or 914-471-7716

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PRESS CALL TODAY 11:00AM ET: SEN. BEN CARDIN, NATIONAL SMALL BUSINESS ADVOCATES DISCUSS URGENT NEED FOR MORE COVID RELIEF, UNVEIL NEW SURVEY OF SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Small Business Chairman Cardin, Leaders from Small Business for America’s Future and Invest In America Will Join a Press Call to Discuss the Urgent Need for Additional Relief And Public Investment for Small Businesses in the American Rescue Plan

Invest in America Will Unveil a New National Survey of More Than 1,200 Small Business Owners’ Attitudes on the American Rescue Plan

WASHINGTON, DC — Today at 11:00AM ET, Senator Ben Cardin, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, will join national small business advocates for a press call to discuss the urgent need for small business aid as part of the American Rescue Plan. RSVP for the call here

Invest in America and Small Business for America’s Future will unveil a new national survey of more than 1,200 small business leaders’ attitudes on the American Rescue Plan and the need for additional relief. The group will also discuss the disproportionate impact the Covid economic crisis has had on small business owners of color.

Who: 

  • Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), Chair of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

  • Rhett Buttle, senior advisor to Small Business for America’s Future, a national coalition of small business leaders. During President Obama’s administration, Buttle led business engagement efforts for The White House Business Council and the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

  • Tiara Flynn, president and CEO of Sumnu Marketing in Las Vegas, Nevada. Flynn was the recipient of the 2017 National Minority Supplier Diversity Council’s Supplier of the Year award.

What: 

  • Senator Cardin and national small business advocates will discuss the urgent need for more aid to small businesses. They will also discuss a new survey of more than 1,200 small business owners demonstrating bipartisan support for more Covid relief, and the disproportionate toll of the Covid economic crisis on small business owners of color.

When: 

  • Today, February 23 at 11:00AM ET.

Where: 

  • RSVP for the press call here.

About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

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